1 bedroom apartment for sale

  • £295,000
  • 5.1% Rental Yield
  • 70 ALI
Mandeville Court, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1BZ
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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Mandeville Court, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1BZ
  • £295,000
  • 5.1% Rental Yield
  • 70 ALI


Updated on February 11, 2023
  • Property Type
  • 1
  • Bedroom
  • 1
  • Bathroom
    • Sq Ft
  • Year Built


IMMACULATE first floor retirement apartment benefitting from a SPACIOUS WALK-OUT BALCONY accessed from the open plan living room, modern kitchen with BUILT IN APPLIANCES, double bedroom with a WALK-IN WARDROBE and a contemporary shower room completes this lovely apartment. The development offers EXCELLENT COMMUNAL FACILITIES including a dining room, landscaped gardens and a communal lounge where SOCIAL EVENTS take place.

Mandeville Court - Mandeville Court in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, is just 18 miles north of central London. Being just half a mile from the main line train station should satisfy those who enjoy a day trip into the city. Potters Bar itself benefits from an array of shops and amenities, including a swimming pool and leisure centre, a tennis club, cricket club and golf course. Mandeville Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (formally Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care. An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirement, speak to your Estate Manager for further details.
The development has a homeowners' lounge which is a superb venue for socialising with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. For added convenience there is an onsite waitress service restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Apartment Overview - Situated in a quiet spot at the end of the corridor, this superbly presented apartment boasts a large walk out balcony accessed from the living room. The bright and airy open plan living/kitchen allowing plenty of natural light with a modern kitchen with built in appliances. The double bedroom benefits from a walk-in wardrobe and the contemporary shower room completes this lovely apartment.

Entrance Hall - Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response speech/pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and wet room.

Living Room - Spacious living room benefits from having a double glazed patio door opening out on to a walk out balcony. There's ample room for a dining table. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Power sockets. Access to the open plan kitchen.

Kitchen - Offered in a like new condition, this fitted kitchen with tiled floor comprises; stainless steel sink unit with drainer; double glazed window; built-in oven with easy access side opening door; ceramic hob with chrome 'chimney style' extractor hood over; integrated fridge and freezer, free standing dishwasher. Ceiling spot lighting.

Bedroom - Bright and airy bedroom with a large double glazed window. TV and telephone point. A range of power sockets. Emergency pull-cord. Central ceiling light fitting. Door to walk in wardrobe with fitted shelving and hanging rail. Door to wet room.

Shower Room - Fully tiled purpose built wet room comprising; shower with fitted curtain; WC; vanity unit wash hand basin and fitted mirror above. Heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge - • Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24 hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance

The service charge for this property is £7.844.84 per annum (up to financial year end 31/03/2023)

The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Car Parking Scheme - Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250.00 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the Estates Manager on site for availability.

Ground Rent - Leasehold 999 Years from January 2014
Ground Rent £435 per annum
Ground rent review date: Jan 2029

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